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Re: Proposed EU Directive on Electronic Commerce

  • From: Richard Kettlewell < >
  • Date: Fri, 15 Jan 99 13:23:24 +0000 (GMT)

Piet Beertema writes:
>>> First of all there's a wild variety of user mailers,
>>> lots of which don't allow users to add X- header lines.
>>> Go tell it the developers of those mailers.
>> So perhaps it would simply become illegal to send
>> ``commercial communications'' using those mailers.
> No. You're free to use your preferred application.

You are at the moment, but then there's no explicit legal requirement
for spam to be marked as such as at the moment.

If there were such a legal requirement then you would not be free to
use your preferred application to send spam if it were unable to meet
the requirements of the legislation.


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